Welcome to the podcast that exists to enrich and inspire young adults in the U.S.! ¡Bienvenidos al podcast que existe para enriquecer e inspirar a jóvenes Latinos en los Estados Unidos!
In today's episode, Vicente Del Real sits with Alma Anaya as Alma shares with us the powerful and inspiring story of how she went from undocumented to serving on the board of Cook County Commissioners.
Alma Anaya was born in Jalisco, Mexico, and immigrated to the United States as a child. Despite being formerly undocumented, and having experienced domestic abuse and homelessness at such a young age, Alma later defeat the odds against her and was elected to the board of Cook County Commissioners as the first Latina to serve in over 20 years. She now holds a Bachelor’s degree in Communications from the University of Illinois at Chicago, as well as a Master’s degree in Public Administration.
The Joy of the Gospel/La Alegria del Evangelio Podcast provides a top quality content to evangelize, enrich and inspire young Latinos. We aim to be the most-listened to bilingual podcast for young Latinos in the United States. EVANGELIZATION: We are continually challenged to transmit and share "The Joy of the Gospel" with new ways and methods. Through our podcast we aim to spread the joy that comes from knowing and following Jesus Christ. FORMATION: Filling the gap in formation resources specifically for first, second and third generation immigrants, The Joy of the Gospel will produce enriching content, forming listeners through interviews with leaders and experts.
INSPIRATION: Young Latinos will hear the voices of current Latino leaders and relate to tiger stories of overcoming challenges and difficulties. The Joy of the Gospel will inspire them to become the next generation of Latino leaders. Produced by Latinos for Latinos.
Iskali is a Catholic 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that aims to EMPOWER and EQUIP young Latinos with HIGH-QUALITY FAITH FORMATION that enables them to become TRANSFORMATIVE LEADERS.
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